RI DEM News Release: Eight Indoor Winter Farmers’ Markets Throughout The State Offer Rhode Islanders A Wide Variety Of Local Products

Rhode Islanders now have eight winter farmers’ markets available throughout the state where they can purchase a wide variety of locally-grown and produced products. The Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture and partners are helping to sponsor the indoor farmers’ markets through the “Get Fresh. Buy Local.”

USDA Under Secretary Avalos Impressed By RI Farming

Rhode Island Agriculture Day was held at the State House on May 12 and USDA Under Secretary for Marketing & Regulatory Programs Edward Avalos was a guest speaker during a presentation which included the introduction of Rhode Island Agriculture’s Five-Year Strategic Plan. Avalos began his speech detailing his farming background growing up in New Mexico
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